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  1. "Beadle Architecture" Documentary

    "Beadle Architecture" Documentary

    Design Within Reach, Scottsdale AZ will host a documentary screening about Case Study House program architect Alfred Newman Beadle. Alfred Newman Beadle #28 in Arizona (later called Case Study...

    10.12.10

  2. "Sympathetic Seeing" at MAK

    "Sympathetic Seeing" at MAK

    Beginning September 28th, catch "Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist Architecture and Design" at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. This exhibition...

    09.14.11

  3. 1960s Cultural Landscapes Preserved

    1960s Cultural Landscapes Preserved

    Enjoy a special evening with two renowned authorities on Southern California modernism: architect and author Alan Hess (Googie, Googie Redux, Palm Springs Weekend, Oscar Niemeyer Buildings) and...

    03.23.10

  4. Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930–2010

    Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930–2010

    Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930 - 2010 brings to light the impressive architectural history of Long Island over the past 80 years and underscores the role that Long...

    03.02.10

  5. Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

    Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

    This exhibition is the first comprehensive overview of John Lautner’s architecture. Co-curated by Los Angeles–based architect Frank Escher, who is also the Administrator of the John...

    01.30.10

  6. Celebrating 100 Years

    Celebrating 100 Years

    The Wachenheim Gallery focuses on the history of The New York Public Library, from its founding and original collections to the construction of its Beaux-Arts building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd...

    12.29.11

  7. Citizen Architect

    Citizen Architect

    Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio is a documentary film on the late architect Samuel Mockbee and the educational design/build program known as the Rural Studio...

    12.29.11

  8. Conversations in Context at The Glass House

    Conversations in Context at The Glass House

    The Conversations in Context program series offers visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of The Glass House campus...

    09.14.12

  9. Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Best known for his fluorescent light installations, Dan Flavin was also an avid draftsman. This first retrospective of his drawings will include over one hundred sheets representing every phase...

    01.01.12

  10. Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

    Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

    In this first-ever retrospective of the life and work of Eero Saarinen (1910—1961), the Yale University Art Gallery presents an assemblage of never-before-seen sketches, models, photographs,...

    02.21.10

  11. Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture

    Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture

    Examining major projects including Unity Temple (Oak Park, Illinois, 1905), Fallingwater (Mill Run, Pennsylvania, 1936), Johnson Wax (Racine, Wisconsin, 1936, known today as the SC Johnson...

    11.19.10

  12. IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW

    IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW

    In celebration of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthday, the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents: 10-10-10 IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW, a symposium and exhibition exploring...

    09.28.10

  13. John Margolies: Roadside America

    John Margolies: Roadside America

    John Margolies: Roadside America brings together approximately 400 color photographs of Main Street signs, storefronts, movie theaters and drive-ins, gas stations, short-order restaurants, motels,...

    04.05.10

  14. Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933

    Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933

    In 1922 Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) accepted a teaching position at the Bauhaus, the state-sponsored Weimar school of art and applied design founded in...

    08.21.11

  15. Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment

    Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment

    Pritzker Prize-winner Kevin Roche is acclaimed for his skillful integration of man-made and natural environments. Drawing on material originally presented at the Yale School of Architecture, the...

    12.29.11

  16. Mak Center Architecture Tour

    Mak Center Architecture Tour

    This architecture tour will feature six modernist residences recorded by acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman (1910-2009).  Homes by R.M. Schindler, Richard Neutra, Pierre...

    09.28.10

  17. Minimalism And Applied II

    Minimalism And Applied II

    This exhibition centers on new works by international contemporary artists whose work examines the transitional spaces between art, design and achitecture. Highlights in the show include...

    12.10.10

  18. Palm Springs Modernism Week 2013

    Palm Springs Modernism Week 2013

    Palm Springs Modernism Week is an 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, and culture in Palm Springs, California. This design aesthetic originated in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s...

    01.04.12

  19. Rietveld’s Universe

    Rietveld’s Universe

    This exhibition is centered around Dutch architect and designer Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1888-1964), most known for his Red-Blue Chair and the Schroeder House. Focusing attention on Rietveld's persona...

    07.07.10

  20. Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    The San Jose Women’s Club and the San Jose Preservation Action Council of San Jose’s new event "Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House" explains the importance of...

    06.29.12

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